Kids

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National Museum of African American History & Culture Grand Opening

Celebrate the grand opening of the National Museum of African American History & Culture with a Family Game Time at the library.  Let’s play "Famous African Americans J-I-N-G-O," a bingo-styled game – fun for all ages -  and join us to plan a virtual trip to the new museum on our National Mall.  
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Back to School Crafts

Come to the library and make your own school supplies. Craft supplies provided.  Ages 5+  

Toddler Story Time

Get up and get moving at our Toddler Story Time. This 20-30 minute program is full of books, songs and fun activities that are designed to help develop your child’s language skills. Children ages 12-36 months and their caregivers are encouraged to engage with the stories and activities and participate in the program along with the children. Tickets are required to attend this program. They are available at the Children’s Desk 60 minutes before the start of the story time on a first-come, first-served basis. 

Toddler Story Time

Get up and get moving at our Toddler Story Time. This 20-30 minute program is full of books, songs and fun activities that are designed to help develop your child’s language skills. Children ages 12-36 months and their caregivers are encouraged to engage with the stories and activities and participate in the program along with the children. Tickets are required to attend this program. They are available at the Children’s Desk 60 minutes before the start of the story time on a first-come, first-served basis. 
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Step Afrika! Step Xplosion 2016 in Your Neighborhood

Please join us as Step Afrika! Reads combines the fun of reading and movement for preschoolers.  
Step Afrika! Step Xplosion 2016 logo

Step Afrika! Step Xplosion 2016 in Your Neighborhood

Please join us as Step Afrika! Reads combines the fun of reading and movement for preschoolers.  
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Fun with "The Goat in the Chile Patch"

Please join area families and children for a special story time at Parklands-Turner on Tuesday, September 20 on 10 a.m. to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month! Participants will hear the story of the Goat in the Chile Patch, a New Mexican folktale, and enjoy seeing the story come to life with flannel characters on a display board. All will will hear stories in Spanish and English and enjoy singing songs too. * Also, please know that you don't need to speak Spanish to enjoy this truly fun story time event for kids.
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Musical Instrument Petting Zoo

Get up close to touch woodwind, brass, string, and percussion instruments, and learn about the joy of music! For ages 3 - 12. Sponsored and presented by the D.C. Youth Orchestra Program.
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Mr. Lilo: An Interactive, Bilingual Musical Performance

Sing, jump, and dance with Mr. Lilo and his guitar. Enjoy original music and traditional songs in English and Spanish. This free program is intended for children and their caregivers.  

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